Police in Vietnam stopped hundreds of protesters on Tuesday from marching to present compensation claims against a steel plant over a toxic spill last year, activists said.
Tag - demonstrations
mardi 14 février 2017
lundi 3 octobre 2016
Six months after a chemical spill killed tons of fish and devastated fishing communities along Vietnam’s central coast, anger over the episode is still raw, posing a challenge for a government that has struggled to address it.
lundi 22 août 2016
Hundreds of people on Sunday took part in a colourful bicycle parade through the streets of Hanoi in support of LGBT rights as the country marked its fifth annual Viet Pride event.
dimanche 17 juillet 2016
About two dozen people are bused away even before they begin their protest against Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea
lundi 6 juin 2016
Dozens of activists have been detained in Vietnam's two biggest cities after trying to hold protests calling for greater government transparency over a recent spate of mass fish deaths.
dimanche 5 juin 2016
Dozens of activists were detained in Vietnam's two biggest cities Sunday as they tried to hold protests calling for greater government transparency over a recent spate of mass fish deaths.
dimanche 1 mai 2016
Hundreds of people demonstrated in Vietnam on Sunday against a Taiwanese firm they accuse of causing mass fish deaths along the country's central coast, with some also blaming the government for a sluggish response to a major environmental disaster.
lundi 14 mars 2016
Demonstrators marched in Vietnam's capital on Monday to mark the 28th anniversary of a bloody naval battle with China and to denounce Beijing's growing assertiveness in the hotly contested waters of the South China Sea.
dimanche 5 octobre 2014
PHNOM PENH - Around 100 ethnic minority Khmer Krom monks and activists in Cambodia continued their rally in front of the Vietnamese Embassy here on Sunday, marking the 2nd day of a fresh protest against a Vietnamese diplomat.
vendredi 3 octobre 2014
HANOI -- "Protests in Hong Kong are China's internal affairs," stated Le Hai Binh, spokesperson of Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.
jeudi 14 août 2014
Vietnam strongly protests against an illegal demonstration staged by Khmer Kampuchea Krom extremists who burned Vietnamese flags in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Tuesday, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.
dimanche 3 août 2014
Around 300 activists led a colourful parade through Hanoi on Sunday in the nation's largest ever gay pride event, as communist Vietnam shows signs of increasing tolerance of sexual difference.
mardi 22 juillet 2014
Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group said on Monday it will receive $2.39 million in compensation from the Vietnamese government and a Vietnamese insurance firm for damages incurred during anti-China protests in May.
mardi 15 juillet 2014
The Vietnamese embassy in Cambodia has dismissed a protest that drew more than 200 locals on Wednesday as an illegal and groundless argument.
jeudi 19 juin 2014
HANOI—The waves of riots that followed peaceful demonstrations in Vietnam last month and targeted crucial manufacturing centers provide a cautionary tale for businesses who view the country as a low-risk, stable manufacturing environment.
dimanche 8 juin 2014
Police in Ho Chi Minh City have concluded that the riots that broke out in Thu Duc District last month was incited and caused by what so called the Viet Tan (Vietnam Reform) Party, an outlawed reactionary organization based in the U.S.
lundi 26 mai 2014
About 200 protesters staged an anti-China protest in Hong Kong yesterday over a sovereignty dispute involving Vietnam in the South China Sea - the first of its kind so close to the mainland.
samedi 24 mai 2014
Police in the southern province of Binh Duong have completed their investigation into recent riots at some provincial industrial parks and officially indicted 259 people for inciting the unrest, which caused serious damage to hundreds of companies including foreign-invested enterprises.
An elderly woman burnt herself to death early Friday morning at the entrance gate of Ho Chi Minh City Reunification Palace to protest China’s encroachment of Vietnamese waters in the East Vietnam Sea.
dimanche 16 février 2014
HANOI — Anti-China protesters hoping to lay wreaths at a famous statue in the Vietnamese capital on Sunday were obstructed by an unusual sight of ballroom dancers and an energetic aerobics class held to a thumping sound system.
dimanche 26 janvier 2014
Racially charged slogans are sometimes mixed with opposition calls for more democracy and higher wages.
dimanche 12 janvier 2014
Police in the northern province of Thai Nguyen launched an official investigation Thursday into the fracas that broke out between security guards and workers at the construction site of a multi-billion dollar Samsung complex earlier that day.
jeudi 9 janvier 2014
State media says 11 people were injured in the violence between workers building a Samsung factory and police.
dimanche 27 octobre 2013
Hanoi - Around 300 people gathered in central Hanoi early Sunday for staged weddings as a protest in support of same-sex marriage ahead of a parliamentary debate.
lundi 5 août 2013
HANOI - Some two hundred activists waving rainbow flags and carrying hand-painted banners biked in a colourful convoy through central Hanoi today as part of the communist country’s second gay pride parade.
vendredi 28 juin 2013
More than 100 monks and other demonstrators railed against the Vietnam government’s continued incarceration of two monks for their alleged affiliation with Kampuchea Krom organisations yesterday.
lundi 24 juin 2013
HANOI - Police in Vietnam moved swiftly to break up an anti-China protest on Sunday, making at least 20 arrests in the latest sign of the communist regime's tough stance on dissent, and even after it chided Beijing for aggression in the South China Sea.
dimanche 23 décembre 2012
HANOI - Under the watch of plainclothes police, midfielder Nguyen Van Phuong unleashed a powerful left-foot drive into the top corner. Dissidents cheered from the sidelines. "Down with China," some shouted. Phuong pumped his fist.
mercredi 25 avril 2012
HANOI — Vietnam arrested 20 people after heavily-armed riot police used tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers, reports said on Wednesday, in the culmination of a six-year land dispute.
mardi 24 avril 2012
HANOI — Vietnamese riot police fired warning shots and tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers against a forced eviction on the outskirts of the capital Hanoi on Tuesday, witnesses said.
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